English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Parish in the County of Cumberland


An exchange of territory between Keswick and St John's (infra 311) was made in 1935. Brigham, Crosthwaite (v. infra ), and St John's have given their names to the municipal wards of Keswick.

Major Settlements